Independent UK law firm Burges Salmon has recruited Andrew Eaton as a partner in its Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency team.
Andrew joined Burges Salmon on 4 April 2016 from Travers Smith, where he had been a partner for the last four years.
Andrew’s recent experience includes advising on leveraged restructurings and distressed debt and business transfers. He also has experience in relation to financial institution insolvency and his work includes both domestic and cross border matters.
Patrick Cook, Head of the Corporate Turnaround and Insolvency team at Burges Salmon, said: “The appointment of Andrew reflects our team’s ongoing growth and positive rise in both the quantity and quality of the work we undertake for clients across the banking and finance sector.
“Andrew’s appointment is an important step forward in the quality of our corporate restructuring practice. He not only complements our existing skill and client base but also brings with him some exciting new opportunities.
“Andrew is a highly skilled lawyer who understands our unique model and collaborative culture, which we believe delivers the best mix of advice, service and value to clients.”
Burges Salmon has a large and experienced team of restructuring and insolvency lawyers. The team draws on its lawyers’ expertise across a range of practice areas including Banking, Corporate, Pensions, Real Estate, Disputes & Litigation and Tax.
The people and organisations the team helps comprise pension trustees, providers of debt and equity finance, distressed investors, public bodies, shareholders, directors, creditors and insolvency practitioners. It works in the capital markets and corporate lending sectors as well as for companies in general, and its work spans a wide range of sectors including Retail, Hotels & Leisure, Energy, Real Estate, Food & Farming, the Public Sector and Healthcare.